Fall is here and this year promises some fantastic steelhead fishing in Lake Erie tributary streams. How and where can you catch steelhead in northeast Ohio? What kinds of bait and equipment should you use for varying water conditions? Where can you learn spinning, fly fishing, and center pin techniques for catching a trophy steelie this fall?
Learn all of this and more at Ohio Sea Grant’s Autumn Steelhead Trout Angling Seminar to be held Thursday, November 15th, from 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M., in Bay Village at the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center, 28728 Wolf Road.
This seminar is co-sponsored by Ohio Sea Grant and the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center. Seating is limited! Pre-registration and payment of $5.00 per person (to help support the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center) will be necessary to guarantee seating; registration at the door will be accepted only if seating is available. Call the Nature and Science Center at (440) 871-2900 to register and pre-pay for the seminar. For other questions regarding the seminar, please contact Kelly Riesen, Ohio Sea Grant, (440) 808-5627.
This seminar will feature Kelly Riesen, Ohio Sea Grant Program Coordinator, Dave Kelch, Sea Grant Extension Specialist and local steelhead fishing expert, and Mike Durkalec, Cleveland Metroparks biologist and an expert on center pin fishing.
Dave Kelch, Sea Grant Extension Specialist, will talk about steelhead biology, why they are stocked in Ohio’s Lake Erie tributary streams, and will give an overview of this extremely successful Ohio DNR program.
Kelly Riesen, Ohio Sea Grant Fisheries Program Coordinator, will teach participants the basics on when, where, and how to catch steelhead trout in local Ohio Lake Erie tributary streams using spinning gear and bait.
Mike Durkalec, Cleveland Metroparks biologist and local center pin and fly fishing expert, will reveal a few of his secrets for finding fish and using fly and center pin equipment for successful catches.
Kelly Riesen , Ohio Sea Grant Extension
Dave Kelch , Ohio Sea Grant Extension